|Atari 2600: E.T. - The Extra-terrestrial - Atari|
Click here to view the manual to this game. E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (also referred to simply as E.T.) is a 1982 adventure video game developed and published by Atari, Inc. for the Atari 2600 video game console. It is based on the film of the same name, and was designed by Howard Scott Warshaw. The objective of the game is to guide the eponymous character through various screens to collect three pieces of an interplanetary telephone that will allow him to contact his home planet...
Downloads: 468 (1 review)
|Atari 2600: Dig Dug|
Click here to view the manual to this game. Dig Dug is an arcade game developed and published by Namco in Japan in 1982 for Namco Galaga hardware. It was later published outside of Japan by Atari, Inc.. A popular game based on a simple concept, it was also released as a video game on many consoles. The objective of Dig Dug is to eliminate underground-dwelling monsters by inflating them with an air pump until they pop, or by dropping rocks on them.
Downloads: 43 (1 review)
|Atari 2600: Joust|
Click here to view the manual to this game. How on earth did you fall into this bizarre world? Look around you -- the sky is filled with knights astride enormous armored buzzards. These characters look mean, and the buzzards they ride don't look very friendly either. The objective of Joust is to defend yourself and score points by unseating opponents in a joust. The winner of a joust is the rider whose mount is highest at the moment of contact...
Downloads: 45 (1 review)
|Atari 2600: Star Wars - Return Of The Jedi - Ewok Adventure|
(Summarized from the manual) You are an Ewok in the hang glider corps. Your mission is to destroy the Imperial shield generator. You must avoid enemy fire, get rock piles and explosives to use against your enemies, and then fly through the doors of the shield generator bunker to blow it up. You fly your hang glider with the joystick. You can tell your altitude by how far you are above your shadow. Left is bank left, right is bank right...
Downloads: 284 (1 review)
|Atari 2600: Enduro|
Click here to view the manual to this game. Atari's Pole Position was a hot arcade title back in the early 80's. Activision's take on the genre starts with the basic racing premise of Pole Position and expands upon it in several ways. In Enduro, you must pass as many cars as possible in a single "day." You will do this in sunshine, in the fog, at night, and also in the snow. Gameplay requires quick reflexes at high speeds as you fly by the other cars on the road...
Downloads: 1,789 (1 review)
|Atari 2600: Starmaster|
Click here to read the manual to this game. Starmaster is a video game produced for the Atari 2600 video game console. It was created by Alan Miller, and released in June 1982 by Activision. The game is very similar in many respects to Atari's 8-bit computer game Star Raiders. In the game the player pilots a starfighter, with the purpose of destroying a number of enemy ships before they destroy four friendly starbases...
Downloads: 202 (1 review)
|Atari 2600: Chopper Command|
Click here to view the manual to this game. Chopper Command is a video game by Activision released for the Atari 2600 game console in June 1982. The game was successful due to its perceived superiority to Atari's home version of Defender; Chopper Command shares many similarities in gameplay to Defender. Chopper Command was programmed by Bob Whitehead. Chopper Command involves the player controlling a military helicopter in a desert scenario protecting a convoy of tractor trailers that are in pos...
Downloads: 1,753 (1 review)
|Atari 2600: Keystone Kapers|
Click here to view the manual to this game. Keystone Kapers was a 1983 game published by Activision for the Atari 2600, and later ported to Atari 5200, Atari 8-bit family, ColecoVision and MSX. Inspired by Mack Sennett's slapstick Keystone Cops series of silent films, the object of the game is for Officer Keystone Kelly (the user) to catch Harry Hooligan before he can escape from the department store...
Downloads: 333 (1 review)
|Atari 2600: Sssnake|
Sssnake is a video game for the Atari 2600 produced by Data Age. Its gameplay is similar to Centipede's, except the player moves in the center of the screen and fires towards the top, bottom and sides. It is considered to be one of the worst Atari 2600 games of all time.
Downloads: 136 (1 review)
|Atari 2600: Dragonfire|
Dragonfire is a cartridge and download-based video game developed and published by Imagic in which the player grabs treasure guarded by a dragon whilst avoiding fireballs. The king's treasures have been stolen! As the daring young prince, your goal is to recover them all. The treasures are being kept in various castles, each one guarded by a fire breathing dragon. Each level in the game has two parts; first you will need to cross the castle's drawbridge...
Downloads: 841 (1 review)
|Atari 2600: Cosmic Ark|
Click here to view the manual to this game. Cosmic Ark is a 1982 Atari 2600 video game, developed and published by Imagic as the sequel to Atlantis. It is believed to be the first-ever console game sequel. The objective is to gather specimens from different planets aboard a cosmic ark, which contains the survivors from the city of Atlantis. In the first stage, the player must fend off meteor showers from all four sides of the screen by pushing the joystick to fire in the desired direction...
Downloads: 361 (1 review)
|Atari 2600: Wizard Of Wor|
A port of Midway's 1981 arcade game. Wizard of Wor is an action-oriented game for one or two players. The game takes the form of several maze-like dungeons infested with monsters. The players' characters, called Worriors, have to kill all the monsters. Player one has yellow Worriors, on the right, and player two has blue Worriors, on the left. In a two-player game, the players are also able to shoot each other's Worriors, earning bonus points and causing the other player to lose a life...
Downloads: 500 (1 review)
|Atari 2600: Pitfall|
Pitfall! is a video game released by Activision for the Atari 2600 in 1982. It is the second best-selling game made for the Atari 2600 (after Pac-Man), with over 4 million copies sold. The player must maneuver a character (Pitfall Harry) through a maze-like jungle in an attempt to recover 32 treasures in a 20-minute time period. Along the way, he must negotiate numerous hazards, including pits, quicksand, rolling logs, fire, rattlesnakes, scorpions, and crocodiles...
Downloads: 12,295 (1 review)
|Atari 2600: Pitfall II - Lost Caverns - Activision|
To read the manual for this game, click here. Pitfall II: Lost Caverns is a platforming video game originally released for the Atari 2600 video game console in 1984. It is the sequel to the popular Pitfall!. Both games were designed and written by David Crane and published by Activision. The star of the games is Pitfall Harry, an 8-bit jungle explorer. The game's plot was later remade loosely into Super Pitfall...
Downloads: 1,520 (1 review)
|Atari 2600: H.e.r.o.|
Click here to view the manual to this game. H.E.R.O. (an acronym standing for Helicopter Emergency Rescue Operation) is a single-player video game published by Activision. First developed for the Atari 2600 and released in March 1984, the game was ported to many of the home computers and gaming consoles of that era. The player assumes control of Roderick Hero (sometimes styled as "R. Hero", a play on "our hero"), a one-man rescue team...
Downloads: 1,311 (2 reviews)
|Atari 2600: Frogger|
Click here to view the manual to this game. Frogger is an arcade game introduced in 1981. It was developed by Konami, and licensed for worldwide distribution by Sega/Gremlin. The object of the game is to direct frogs to their homes one by one. To do this, each frog must avoid cars while crossing a busy road and navigate a river full of hazards. Skillful players may obtain some bonuses along the way...
Downloads: 9,406 (2 reviews)
|Halo 2600 (Ed Fries)|
Halo 2600 is an action-adventure video game developed for the Atari 2600 video game console, inspired by the Halo series of video games. The player uses the joystick to control the character of Master Chief as he makes his way through 64 screens, divided into four zones: outdoors, Covenant base, ice world, and a final boss area. Weapons and power-ups are available to combat the many enemies that appear...
Downloads: 1,994 (3 reviews)